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February 8, 2017

Women and Calcium: A Love-Hate Relationship at the Center of the Heart (Grines CL and Skelding KA)

Women are postulated more prone to the development of osteoporosis than men and are often prescribed calcium…

February 8, 2017

Vitamin K homologs as potential biomarkers for disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (Khojah et al.)

J Bone Miner Metab has recently reported on a cross-sectional, case-control study that was conducted in Saudi…

January 20, 2017

Beneficial role of vitamin K supplementation on insulin sensitivity, glucose metabolism, and the reduced risk of type 2 diabetes: A review (Manna P and Kalita J)

Nutrition recently published a review paper providing a novel summary of the currently available preclinical and clinical…

January 20, 2017

Calcium Intake From Diet and Supplements and the Risk of Coronary Artery Calcification and its Progression Among Older Adults: 10‐Year Follow‐up of the Multi‐Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) (Anderson JJB et al.)

Results of a longitudinal cohort study evaluating the association between calcium intake, from both foods and supplements,…

January 20, 2017

Effect of vitamin K in bone metabolism and vascuvascular calcilar calcification: a review of mechanisms of action and evidences (Villa JKD et al.)

A new review paper published in the journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition investigates the…

November 30, 2016

Vitamin K intake and all-cause and cause specific mortality (Zwakenberg SR et al.)

Clinical Nutrition has recently published results of a Dutch large-scale cohort study that aimed to investigate the…

November 30, 2016

Cardiovascular Disease Death Before Age 65 in 168 Countries Correlated Statistically with Biometrics, Socioeconomic Status, Tobacco, Gender, Exercise, Macronutrients, and Vitamin K (Cundiff DK and Agutter PS)

A study using multiple regression analysis of worldwide cohort data has recently been published in Cureus as…

October 13, 2016

The relationship between vitamin K and peripheral arterial disease (Vissers LE et al.)

Results of a long-term observational study that explored the interdependence of high dietary intake of phylloquinone (Vitamin…

October 13, 2016

Nutritional strategies for skeletal and cardiovascular health: hard bones, soft arteries, rather than vice versa (O’Keefe JH et al.)

A new review paper published in Open Heart focuses on nutritional strategies that can significantly improve skeletal…

October 13, 2016

Circulating Des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin is not associated with cardiovascular calcification or stiffness: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) (Danziger J et al.)

Atherosclerosis recently published a new study that examines the role of vitamin K-dependent protein (VKPD) activity in…

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